A midnight showing is just perfect for a film about vampires, and Twilight took advantage last night. According to Variety, Twilight grossed over $7 million from midnight screenings last night, which upped weekend projections of the film.

Initially forecasat with an opening weekend around $50 million, it is now said that the weekend gross could end up north of $60 million now. While the film was expected to be a hit with younger tween and teenage girls, it seems older females and younger boys are flocking to the flick as well.

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The film is based on the first of five books by Stephanie Meyer, which has sold more than 17 million copies worldwide. Twilight can be seen in theaters today.